Infrastructure fund to abandon offshore tax haven status

The European Services Strategy Unit reports the following: “The John Laing Infrastructure Fund (JLIF) has decided to terminate its Guernsey offshore registration and become a UK investment trust. Announcing the results and annual report for 2017 on 23 March... read more

Brighton hosts the exhibition

Sussex Defend the NHS hosted the PFI exhibition from 24th to 27th March. In addition to the panels provided by People vs PFI, the NHS group had created their own panels for PFIs in the Brighton and Hove area, covering schools, the children’s hospital, Veolia... read more

PFI Exhibition and meetings: future dates

People vs PFI is pleased to announce two new dates for the exhibition: 20th March 2018 – 7-8:30 pm: Parliamentary launch hosted by the office of John McDonnell. See details here. 24th – 27th March 2018. Sussex Defend the NHS is hosting the exhibition at a... read more

Public funding not private finance

The redevelopment of the Royal Susssex County Hospital, Brighton, proudly declares on its hoardings that it is “Public funding not private finance”. One of the FAQs, obviously in anticipation of public concern asks: “Is the redevelopment being paid... read more

Lying to Ourselves Over PFI – The Private Finance Initiative

The following article on PFI schools procurement is a repost of a blog from Jeff Kaye, a former School Governor and Chair and Trustee of the anti-corruption NGO Transparency International UK. You can follow Jeff on twitter @Jakdaw09. PFI was Government outsourcing at... read more